A U. S. Paratroooper Wounded in the Battle for Hamburger Hill Grimaces in Pain as he Awaits Medical Evacuation at Base Camp Near the Laotian Border, May 19, 1969

Hugh Van Es, Dutch, 1941 - 2009


negative May 19, 1969; print 2013

Gelatin silver print


Image: 11 13/16 × 17 15/16 in. (30 × 45.5 cm)

Sheet: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs Harvey P. Hood W‘18 Fund and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund



Associated Press (AP)


North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Stamped, on reverse, lower left, in black ink, with edition numbers added in graphite: AP[underlined] ASSOCIATED PRESS / Edition # 2[underlined] of 15 [underlined]

Course History

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection , Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Virtual Space for Dialogue, 2018, Brotherhood: An Exploration of Relationaships in War Photography, Gina Campanelli, Class of 2018, Class of 1954 Intern, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. https://www.gcampanelli.vsfd.hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/

Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History from the Associated Press, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, October 24-November 30, 2013.

Publication History

Pete Hamil, Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2013, ill. p. 242.


Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2014.

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